The consumer is seeking reimbursement, as he experienced a failure prior to the recall. Do you by chance have the electrical schematic drawing for the fuel pump? Posted on Apr 05, 2009 Jason, The 2009 Chevy Silverado 1500 doesn't have a fuel pump relay. Going South to buy a nice older rust free truck, restore it and rustproof it and then dump this one. This replacement item is thoroughly patterned after to work like the genuine fuel pump mounted on your car or truck. The cause of the failure has not been definitively diagnosed.
. Everyone I talked to told me nothing could be done because you were not seriously burned. I guess i'm gonna have to start calling some mechanic buddies to see who has access to a programmer then, talk them into bringin' it over. The way he deals with this problem is to keep fuel below a half a tank. How can a problematic fuel pump affect the performance of a Chevrolet Silverado 1500? The fuel pump fuse had to be replaced four times. It bolts to the left frame rail and the spare tire winch mount.
The vehicle as restarted but it had no power, idled roughly and would go no faster than 3-5 mph. Visit your local AutoZone and benefit from free battery charging and engine diagnostic testing while you shop. The failure recurred numerous times. Driver noticed that steering wheel and the brakes failed, and would not work when applied. If I recall, the fuel pump is placed more toward the back of truck and while driving downhill gas moves towards front of tank giving the fuel sensor a false reading. Some of the effects of a bad fuel pump include high current draw, fuel pressure drop, rough engine running, rough idling, and lean air-fuel mixture.
While attempting to park the vehicle at approximately 3 mph, the brakes failed. We are concerned that there is no safety mechanism to shut down the fuel pump after a head-on collision like this one. The consumer mention a service bulletin document id 1538353, pip3022a- dated July 19, 2004 which the dealer was aware of. This is where our Jackass Award story begins. The truck would not restart and steering and braking was limited. I've got a 2009 1500 with the 4.
Consumer writes in regards to chassis electronic module containing internal contamination recall notice issues. Watch this video for more information. While driving downhill, my fuel gauge light just comes on and the fuel gauge goes down to empty. This Part Fits: Catalog: A Vehicle Sub Model Body Engine Wheel Base 2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Extended Cab Pickup 4. It is just easy to locate this component in most cars, and this usually requires tracing the fuel lines.
There will be no using air tools or even a ratchet on those. An independent mechanic came out to inspect the vehicle. The dealer and the manufacturer have not been notified. I had the vehicle serviced at a gm dealership and it was stated by the tech that vehicle is working as designed. The vehicle then stalls losing all power and control of the vehicle brakes, steering.
I knew I had driven too far for the gauge the be correct. Upon checking the fuse box the contact noticed that fuel pump fuse had blew out. The vehicle has not been diagnosed by a dealer. Many times when the truck has lost all power steering and braking capability, myself or my family members who are driving have narrowly avoided accidents. If I recall, the fuel pump is placed more toward the back of truck and while driving downhill gas moves towards front of tank giving the fuel sensor a false reading. There were several different strategies involved in feeding the systems with fuel, all of which involved at least one electric pump. This is the third pump installed in the vehicle since it was purchased.
This is the module that finally made me pull the trigger. The failure was that the fuel pump kept running after the collision and should have had a way to shut it down automatically. Truck drives fine , no problems. Anonymous yeah taking this module out took a whole of 3 minutes. Now truck will not start at all. Found out that there were problems with the fuel module above the spare tire.